Victory Medal 1914-1918, unnamed as issued, in Romania, 1918.
The Allies resolved that, if they wished to issue a Victory Medal, it would share a common feature of a depiction of Victory on the obverse and a ribbon of red, yellow, green, blue and violet merged into a rainbow pattern. The other Allied countries, with the exception of China and Montenegro, that issued Victory medals were: Belgium, Brazil, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Thailand, the Union of South Africa and the United States of America.
A figure of Victory standing facing with wings spread and arms down, in her right hand she holds an inverted sword, in her left a palm branch; she is looking front.
A double-headed war axe within a laurel wreath; across, MARELE RAZBOI PENTRU CIVILIZATIE; around all a closed chain with the names of the allied states incuse on facing rings, FRANTA ANGLIA BELGIA GRECIA JAPONIA SERBIA [AME]RIC[A] CHINA ROMANIA (the word AMERICA is obscured bu leaves on the laurel wreath). The artist's name, Kris Tesko, is incuse near the rim outside the Japanese ring.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
MARELE RAZBOI PENTRU CIVILIZATIE FRANTA ANGLIA BELGIA GRECIA JAPONIA SERBIA [AME]RIC[A] CHINA ROMANIA (the word AMERICA is obscured bu leaves on the laurel wreath) Kris Tesko
Type of item
35 mm (Outside Diameter)
Round with loop and ribbon
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